The gentle lapping water echoes dusk
A lake shimmering bright in purple pink
While distant shorelines into shadows sink
And the air takes on the eventide’s musk
And trees whisper as night birds start to busk
Their songs of love inspire a mate to think
Romance that holds life’s passion at the brink
Whilst below two mice battle for a husk.
On the shore two figures taking a walk
Their caught in the rapture of twilight’s charm
And lost in love and the being alone
Two figures watch as the sun falls; they talk
Across her shoulder he’s resting his arm
For this is the place they have made their own.
The time of love when the sun settles down
And the heart is given free to explore
Embraced, enchanted on a twilit shore
It’s not in the waters that lovers drown
And poet gazes at art on a wall
As he waits through the day for dusk to fall.


Photography by Luke Casey

Photography by Luke Casey


© JG Farmer 2014

Prompt: http://jeremysdailychallenge.wordpress.com/2014/06/04/challenge-wednesday-4-june/

Form: John Milton’s Caudated Sonnet

Photo: Luke Casey


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About Jez Farmer

I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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2 Responses to Duskfall

  1. Such beautiful serenity in your words Jeremy!

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